ALEX Learning Activities
Title: I'm in an interrelationship!
Digital Tool: Animoto
Digital Tool Description: Animoto is a cloud-based video creation service that produces video from photos, video clips, and music into video slideshows. The students will use the animoto website to create a video of how to we use antonyms, synonyms, and homonyms in our everyday speaking.
Title: Rap to the Sounds of Figurative Language1
Digital Tool: YouTube Video
Digital Tool Description: YouTube Videos are readily availble on almost anything you can imagine. This video will spark ideas for the students and get them interested in the task of identifying the different kinds of figurative language
Title: Purposeful Puppets: An Introduction to Literary Devices
Digital Tool: Literary Devices Puppet Theatre
Digital Tool Description: This video was developed by high school students to introduce various literary devices to elementary students. Through the use of puppet theatre, the students describe literary devices and illustrate the use of each.